Alternative Investments

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Prudential Starts Retail Hedge-Fund Wager At Quantitative Unit

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Prudential Financial Inc. the second-largest U.S. life insurer, is introducing a product to allow retail investors to bet with strategies favored by hedge-fund managers.

A $200 Million Hedge-Fund Trade In Your Bond ETF Is Normal Now

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Don’t be surprised if you see a huge chunk of cash simply evaporate one day from your exchange-traded bond fund. There’s a good chance it’s just a hedge fund cashing in on a bet.

ITT Sued By SEC For Allegedly Lying About Student Loan Defaults

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The SEC has accused one of the country’s largest for-profit college operators of lying to investors to hide the “abysmal” performance of its student loan programs.

Big Banks Say No To $3 Billion In Marijuana Cash

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The U.S. government has opened a new line of business for America’s biggest banks, and for once they don’t want it. Little wonder: It’s cash from legalized marijuana.

Broker-Dealers Derive Big Income From Revenue-Sharing Deals

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Broker-dealers can earn many multiples more from their direct-participation program revenue-sharing arrangements than they do from mutual funds, a review of disclosure documents reveals.

VC Investors Should Consider Women-Owned Businesses, OWL Says

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Women entrepreneurs deserve venture capital, the organization says.

SEC Lawsuit Alleges Ponzi Scheme Over North Dakota 'Man Camps'

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The SEC sued three defendants it accused of running a Ponzi scheme in which they raised more than $62 million from investors eager to benefit from growth in the North Dakota oil industry.

Wall Street’s Latest Craze Meets Small Short In Derivatives

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It began with a seemingly wacky idea to reinvent banking as we know it. But no one is scoffing at peer-to-peer lending anymore -- least of all, Wall Street.

SBIA Pushes Permanent BDC Tax Reforms

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An investor group is pushing legislation that would permanently ease taxes for foreign shareholders holding stock in business development companies and mutual funds.

10 Young Advisors To Watch

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In a graying industry, younger advisors are entering the field in surprising ways, and with surprising attitudes about the future of the business.

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